3 Ways Veneers Can Improve Your Smile

Herrick Dental | 05/14/14

Dental veneers are one of the most effective ways to improve the appearance of our patients’ smiles. Not only are they easy to have performed, the effects are dramatic and take only one or two visits to complete. So, why should you choose veneers when you’re considering improving your smile?

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3 Ways Eating Breakfast Can Give You a Better Smile

Herrick Dental | 04/16/14

If you’re in a rush early in the morning, you may want to think twice before you skip breakfast. Sure, you’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important part of the day. After all, it provides us with the energy and nutrients we need to get the day started

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What is the Best Toothpaste for You?

Herrick Dental | 03/20/14

With so many toothpastes available at the supermarket, it can seem completely overwhelming when you’re trying to decide which type is the best for you to purchase. Let’s go over some of the most popular types available, and what is the best toothpaste for you as a consumer: Sensitivity Toothpaste

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3 Reasons You May Have Bleeding Gums

Herrick Dental | 02/24/14

A lot of people don’t floss because it often times results in bleeding gums. Even if their hygienist has told them to floss or brush a certain way, the bleeding makes them worry that something else is going on, so they decide not to do it. What is it that

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5 Benefits of Flossing Daily

Herrick Dental | 11/21/13

Any person that’s ever been to the dentist knows that they’re supposed to floss their teeth everyday, yet hardly anybody does it. Why do your dentist and hygienist make such a fuss over it? The benefits may not always be visible or obvious to you, but the long-term effects of

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5 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Smile Healthy During Halloween

Herrick Dental | 10/23/13

After finding the perfect costume for your children, Halloween pretty much revolves around collecting and eating candy or other sugary sweets. This may seem like a dentist’s worst nightmare, especially if your child has a history of tooth decay. While it may seem impossible to completely avoid candy at all

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3 Factors to Consider When Buying Toothpaste

Herrick Dental | 10/08/13

Toothpaste is something that we use every single day, multiple times a day. When you really think about it, selecting the right toothpaste can tremendously affect your teeth and oral health. With so many brands and selections to choose from, how does a person go about picking the right toothpaste?

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3 Reasons Why Composite Fillings are Better than Amalgam Fillings

Herrick Dental | 09/25/13

At Herrick, we believe that every patient should be informed as they make choices about their dental care. With this priority in mind, we’d like to offer some insight into a current debate among many dentists:  amalgam fillings vs. composite fillings.  Here’s why we prefer to use composite fillings when

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Are Sports Drinks Damaging Your Teeth?

Herrick Dental | 09/16/13

Our dental patients are concerned about their overall health in addition to the health of their smile. Many patients we see are athletes of some kind, whether it’s school related, recreational or professional. Athletes are concerned with staying hydrated during their sport as well as when they train, and sports

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5 Great Advantages of Cosmetic Dentistry

Herrick Dental | 08/28/13

Improving the appearance of your smile isn’t something reserved for a few select dental patients. There are lots of reasons why people choose to have cosmetic dental therapies performed in addition to their routine dental care.  Below are just a few of the advantages that cosmetic dentistry offers: Cosmetic dentistry

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